Welcome to The Fiction Factory - a blog that Ben's being writing on the side since he was a lot younger and a lot prettier. The Factory is smorgasbord of blogs and videos about Ben's progress as an indie author, his research and creative processes, news about new books, self-publishing advice, and whatever else he stumbles across on the internet – usually cat gifs.

November 29, 2017

The latest BenCast is up 🤘 In this new vlog, I talk about the current drawing competition I'm running where you can win 3 SIGNED, DOODLED and DATED copies of The Heart of Stone. I also let you know about the new crowdfunding page I've launched on Patreon. Unlike Kicks...

November 26, 2014

Today, after 2 years of hard work (and a dollop of stress here and there) the first ever copy of The Written Graphic Novel landed on my doorstep.


In short, I'm elated. The novel looks stunning, if I don't say myself. It's always a bit nerve-wracking getting the first e...

September 3, 2014

I’m pleased to say that my project to fund the release of Bloodrush is live, kicking, and already at 22%! So far we’ve raised £450 of the £2000 target.


"Oi, Ben. What is Bloodrush?"

If you haven’t already heard, Bloodrush is my newest book – an epic western fantasy set...

August 14, 2014

Hot on the tail of the last blog, where I revealed the title of my brand new and forthcoming book – Bloodrush, I’m happy to inform you that you can now get directly involved with its release!


In 10 days’ time, on the 23rd of August, I’ll be launching a Pubslush project...

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The Forever King - Second Sneak Peek

October 3, 2019

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